Jeffrey Archer

The first scene at the railway station in Brief Encounter, with Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is a moving love scene with no explicit sex, played with such conviction.

The first scene at the railway station in Brief Encounter, with Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is a moving love scene with no explicit sex, played with such conviction.

The scene in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, when the Indian speaks to Jack Nicholson for the first time is a marvellously dramatic moment. The audience has been totally fooled into thinking the Indian is dumb.

My final choice is the trial of Thomas More in A Man For All Seasons, with Paul Scofield. It is a very dramatic trial and you see an innocent man being given no chance to defend himself.

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"If you are lucky enough to have that gift - to tell a story, to tell a tale - that's just luck. You can't go down to Marks and Spencer and say 'I'll have a packet of stories please'."

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Theatre: Defending Jeffrey . . . ?

Defending Jeffrey . . . ?
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
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Alfred Hickling

05, Apr, 2001 @11:00 PM

Jeffrey Archer
Background
Weston Super Mare's most famous ice-cream seller, the thriller writer and life peer Jeffrey Archer has told many tales about his own life. It was bankruptcy at 34, forcing him to resign as a Tory MP, which turned him to writing and to earning the first of many millions.

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21, Jul, 1999 @4:12 PM

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17, May, 1998 @3:54 PM

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John Crace's digested read: False Impression by Jeffrey Archer

Few suspected that behind Fenton's facade as a respected banker lay one of Ceausescu's most loyal cronies who had amassed a fabulous horde of impressionist art by getting rich collectors to borrow money at ridiculous rates of interest and then killing them.

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My other life: Jeffrey Archer

Writers reveal their fantasy career

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Jeffrey Archer: Bollywood 'a bunch of thieves' stealing his storys
The former MP and jailbird accuses Indian films of plagiarising his novels, which have sold tens of millions in the country

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Observer review: The Nose by Elena Lappin

Elena Lappin traps a story of dreadful secrets inside one of a perky young journalist in The Nose.

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Sons of Fortune by Jeffrey Archer

"Thank you for your generous donation, Mrs Davenport," oozed Dr Greenwood.

"Mrs Davenport's baby has died," said nurse Nichol. "I'll swap it with one of Mrs Cartwright's twins."

Nat Cartwright grew into one of the most handsome, intelligent and fair-minded young men in Connecticut.

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The digested read: Paths of Glory by Jeffrey Archer

''Dear me,' he muttered to himself. 'That boy is going to be as remarkable as Jeffrey Archer''

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